Feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless in the Danbury CT area since 1982

Current Dorothy Day House Status (6/24)

Kitchen serving grab and go bags from the door from 3pm to 4:30pm daily.   We are delivering grab and go lunches to Super 8 motel (the homeless from all the shelters in Danbury are being housed there)    We are also supplying breakfast to the Super 8 four days a week.

We need bananas and bottled water!!  Other food items needed right now -- cookies, chips and other individually wrapped snacks, pop tarts and granola bars
If you want to be scheduled to donate sandwiches, please send an email to
Donation drop off time  -- 2:00pm to 4pm daily

If you have other non-perishable food or toiletries to donate, please drop off at Daily Bread Food Pantry -- 25 West St (access from Terrace Place)
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday -- 10am to 1pm
Call the Daily Bread office at 203-748-3561 if nobody is in the pantry to receive your donation

Our shelter is not open at the present time (see note above regarding common housing for people from all Danbury shelters)


Dorothy Day Hospitality House serves 60-80 hot meals each afternoon and provides shelter to 16 people each night.  If you are in need to a meal or lodging, please click "if you need help" on left.

All work at Dorothy House is done by volunteers -- there is no paid staff

Dorothy Day Hospitality House is based on the Houses of Hospitality founded by Dorothy Day during the Great Depression. Dorothy Day Hospitality House is not formally affiliated with any religious organization, and people of all faiths participate in our work

Click on the links on the left to find out more

"Do not neglect to show hospitality, for by that means some have entertained angels without knowing it" - Hebrews 13:1-2

Dorothy Day Hospitality House
11 Spring Street, Danbury CT
Mailing Address: PO Box 922 Danbury CT 06813-0922
Tel:  (203) 743-7988
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